43 Democrats Vote Against Pelosi For Leader

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Ken Rudin, political editor, NPR

Current speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Democrat from California, will be the Minority Leader in 2011. Her win, 150-43, wasn't a close call, but the 43 votes against her signify a less-than ringing endorsement of her leadership.



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